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'''Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson''' (17 June 1867 – 2 September 1922) was an Australian writer and bush poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period and is often called Australia's "greatest short story writer". He was the son of the poet, publisher and feminist Louisa Lawson.
Birth date{{birth date|df=yes|1867|6|17}}
Birth placeGrenfell, New South Wales|Grenfell goldfields, New South Wales, Australia
Death date{{death date and age|df=yes|1922|9|2|1867|6|17}}
Death placeSydney, Australia
OccupationAuthor, poet, balladist
SpouseBertha Marie Louise Bredt
ChildrenJoseph, Bertha
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